Published 30 Nov 2020
The Federal Government has announced that part of Australia’s strategy to deal with the economic impacts of COVID-19 will be a ‘gas-led recovery’. However, increasing gas production in Australia creates obstacles to the agriculture sector’s economic viability, social cohesion, environmental stewardship and ability to meet sustainability goals.
Published 1 Aug 2018
Data on the cost of energy to Australian agriculture is surprisingly sparse. The energy debate has thus occurred in an environment where there has been limited ability to estimate the sectoral and value chain impact of energy policy changes. This research compiled available data and estimated the cost of energy…
Published 26 Aug 2016
The farm sector is one of the major beneficiaries of the Australian Government’s Emission Reduction Fund auction process, and the annual revenue being generated by landholders continues to grow – seemingly under the radar. While there is some uncertainty about what might happen when funds currently allocated to this process…